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China bans ivory carving imports for one year

Beijing has imposed a one-year ban on the import of ivory carvings, amid international criticism that rapidly-growing Chinese demand could push wild African elephants to extinction within a generation.

dateFeb 27, 2015 in Ecology
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Social-media engagement set record for Super Bowl

They let their fingers do the talking. They did it while Beyonce mesmerized the audience during halftime at the Super Bowl. They did it during the blackout at the Superdome. Users of social media - mostly on mobile devices ...

dateFeb 08, 2013 in Internet
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Hashtag symbolizes end of an era for Newsweek

Almost 80 years after first going to print, the final Newsweek magazine hit newsstands Monday featuring an ironic hashtag as a symbol of its Twitter-era transition to an all-digital format.

dateDec 24, 2012 in Internet
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Internet storm over William and Kate's #royalbaby

From spoof Twitter accounts to feverish speculation about names, the Internet has gone into a frenzy over the unborn child of Prince William and his wife Catherine as the first royal baby of the online age.

dateDec 04, 2012 in Internet
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eBay bans sales of topless Kate magazine

US Internet auction giant eBay is banning sales of copies of French magazine Closer that feature photos of Prince William's wife Catherine topless, the website said on Tuesday.

dateSep 18, 2012 in Internet
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Women's World Cup final breaks Twitter record

(AP) -- The Women's World Cup final between Japan and the United States set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.

dateJul 18, 2011 in Internet
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72 million live YouTube streams for royal wedding

The wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton attracted 72 million live streams on YouTube in 188 countries and over 100 million views on the big day itself, the Google-owned video-sharing site said Friday.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Internet
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